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A spring affair

Spring provides an abundance of cleansing foods.  Early spring brings field garlic, used as an anti-microbial and known to lower blood pressure.  This fresh wild edible is a great way to spice up your spring cleanse.  47 more words


Homemade Chapstick

Stop and consider the things that make up your lip moisturizer of choice. ‘Chapstick’ lip balm contains 11 chemicals that have not been assessed for safety in cosmetic formulas. 688 more words


Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a versatile edible oil, with a history dating back thousands of years in tropical regions. This amazing oil is unusual because it has a melting point of 76˚. 286 more words


Oregano, Oregano, Oregano...!

Sorry, I just sang that title to the Opera Aria “Figaro!”.  Just me then?  Oh, okay.  ;-)

Oregano (pronounced Oh-ray-gah-no in the UK and Or-egg-ah-no in North America) is a greatly underrated herb, native to tropical Asia.   455 more words

Herbal Remedies